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Neuromonitoring Specialist (New York City, New York

Company: 
Nuvasive
CIty: 
Field
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Job Summary and Primary Responsibilities
ENTRY-LEVEL - FULL TRAINING PROVIDED

As a Neuromonitoring Specialist / Neurophysiologist at NuVasive Clinical Services, you'll provide intraoperative neuromonitoring during surgery by monitoring the patient's nervous system. A high standard of patient care is essential to our team. This is a great opportunity for you to work with our top surgeons and other medical professionals in a team environment and play a vital role in the operating room every day. As a member of our team, you will also support NuVasive technological innovations. NuVasive provides comprehensive training, continuing education, and numerous opportunities for career development.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Obtains a detailed medical history on the patient and consults with the surgeon regarding patient structures at risk and modalities to be monitored
  • Communicates monitoring information to the surgeon and the surgical team throughout the case
  • Displays and labels waveforms for marking, measuring and calculating information such as latencies, amplitudes and conduction times following established guidelines and protocols
  • Identifies appropriate protocols and performs troubleshooting techniques to assure accurate data collection
  • Completes all required documentation and accurately prepares all IOM logs, files, and timely file uploads
  • Maintains all neuromonitoring equipment and conduct required maintenance checks
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills / Capabilities

  • Ability to transport and set up equipment totaling 50lbs in a timely fashion in the operating room including IONM system, laptop, and supplies
  • Strong time management & organizational skills, and ability to manage competing demands, frequent change, delays and/or unexpected events in scheduling and in the operating room on a daily basis
  • Effective communication skills and proven ability to collaborate in a team-oriented setting including communication in English with surgeons and surgical staff
  • Ability to handle the demands of regular travel
  • Be qualified for and maintain privileges at all required hospitals, including meeting any applicable physical requirements or vaccination requirements (including COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable).
  • Be eligible for medical malpractice insurance coverage at standard rates, which insurance shall be provided by the Company
  • Obtain and maintain the CNIM status

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and no previous professional experience
  • Must be CNIM eligible via one pathway as defined by the ABRET website (Bachelor's degree, R EEG T or R EP T certification or a graduate of a CAAHEP or NIM IOM program)
  • Knowledge of Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring (IONM) and/or human anatomy & physiology and/or technical troubleshooting preferred
  • Operating Room (OR) experience preferred

Travel and/or Physical Requirements

  • Able to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to transport and set up equipment totaling 50lbs in a timely fashion in the operating room including IONM system, laptop, and supplies
  • Ability to bend over to perform certain duties, stand for several periods of time, visual and auditory skills, manual dexterity, wear gloves, masks, gowns, and goggles for extended periods of time
  • Requires a valid driver's license and transportation with the ability to transport medical equipment in the country of operation

Please note that you will be redirected to a 15-20 minute assessment after submitting your application. Please ensure you allow yourself enough time to complete the assessment upon submission of your application.

NuVasive Clinical Services (a division within NuVasive, Inc.) is a leading provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring (IOM) services to surgeons and healthcare facilities, through the acquisitions of Impulse Monitoring, Biotronic NeuroNetwork, Safe Passage, and others. Surgeons have enhanced surgical monitoring and oversight capabilities through neurophysiological data gathered via broadband transmission. IOM technology gives those in the operating room real-time insight into the nervous system, which can help surgeons reduce surgical risk by providing critical information and alerts throughout the procedure. This neural function monitoring helps to decrease the chance of nerve damage to the patient and promotes patient safety during surgery. NuVasive Clinical Services is expected to serve more than 100,000 cases annually in the U.S. From over 530 highly trained neurophysiologists in the operating room to technicians and scheduling staff available 24/7, NuVasive Clinical Services can help support improved clinical outcomes.

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For roles that require access to hospital facilities, must be eligible for and maintain credentials at all required hospitals, including meeting any applicable physical requirements or vaccination requirements (including the COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable).

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The "EEO is the Law" poster options are available here . NuVasive's EEO policy is available here .

About NuVasive NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, with a mission to transform surgery, advance care, and change lives. The Company's less-invasive, procedurally integrated surgical solutions are designed to deliver reproducible and clinically proven outcomes. The Company's comprehensive procedural portfolio includes surgical access instruments, spinal implants, fixation systems, biologics, software for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative neuromonitoring technology and service offerings. With more than $1 billion in net sales, NuVasive has approximately 2,700 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals, and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com .

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